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York University welcomes SSHRC funding for major project on urbanization and gender in the global south

TORONTO, November 17, 2017 ─ An international project led by York University Professor Linda Peake has been awarded $2.5 million in funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council to research how rapid urbanization is affecting the lives of women living in poverty and to inform public debate about sustainable and democratic urban change. […]

York U Study: Two-thirds of children with concussions not receiving medical follow-ups

TORONTO, Wednesday, November 15, 2017 – In a study that looked at data over a 10-year period, York University researchers, in collaboration with Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES), found that more than two-thirds of youth and children with an acute concussion do not seek medical follow-up […]

Research shows parents help shape how much pain, distress preschoolers feel after vaccination needles

New longitudinal research from the largest cohort in the world examining parent-child interactions during vaccinations lays out the best strategies for keeping children’s pain and distress low after painful needles. TORONTO, Tuesday, November 14, 2017 While vaccinations protect children against various illnesses, the pain can sometimes be too much to bear. It's no wonder most […]

York U bringing together innovators and entrepreneurs in new maker space in Markham

TORONTO, Nov. 2, 2017 – York University will officially open its new innovation and entrepreneurship centre, YSpace, in downtown Markham on Monday. YSpace will offer students, members of the community and startups, a large-scale co-working space and a maker space, where they can access training programs for entrepreneurs, connect with other organizations in the community, […]

York U global health law expert helps inform international Ebola care guidelines

 TORONTO --October 24, 2017 – Steven J. Hoffman, a Professor in the Faculty of Health and Osgoode Hall Law School at York University, and the Scientific Director of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research's Institute of Population & Public Health, was among 30 world experts who informed newly released medical guidelines for the care of patients with Ebola virus disease. […]